Category Archives: Resources

Canada Council on Rehabilitation and Work

Empower Program – Now accepting referrals for the women’s employment readiness program. Second cohort will begin on February 6th, 2023. Also accepting referrals for STEAM program (skills development for all 18+). Identified individuals with disabilities/barriers to employment do not need to disclose their disability. Referral form can be sent to any of the following program contacts:


Access Team – The CHEO Access Team helps to make referrals for those with complex needs. This includes children or youth who have missed important developmental milestones like crawling or talking or have complex physical and cognitive health issues.


JobPath Employment Workshops – A 12-week in-class program for skill development. It aims to empower job seekers with a developmental disability to build a career they love. Upon completion, job seekers will be supported in finding employment or in participating in job-hardening activities like volunteering. The total enrolment fee is $5000. Contact for referrals or to book your enrolment appointment.

TAMIR Programs

After School Program – Includes tutoring and homework assistance, fun and games, and friendship building sessions. For Ages 7-12. Starting on January 11th, 2023, from 3-6 pm. $100 subsidized fee.

Adventure Club – Includes field trips, painting, drawing, outdoor activities, computers, video games, board games, music, and more. For Ages 11-14. Starting on December 18th, 2022, from 9 am-3 pm. $120 subsidized fee plus admissions.

Sunday Funday – Includes dancing, drawing and painting, outdoor activities, music, board games, and more. For Ages 7-10. Starting December 11th, 2022, from 9 am-3 pm. $120 subsidized fee.

Urban Explorers – Includes bowling, museums, shopping virtual reality gaming, laser quest, exploring city sights and community activities, and more. For Ages 15-18. Starting January 8th, 2023, from 10 am-3 pm. $100 subsidized fee.

Supper and Recreational Program – Includes supper preparation, board games/activities, and specific learning skills that can benefit the transition from adolescence to adulthood. For Ages 14-18. Starting January 9th, 2023, from 4:30-9 pm. $100 subsidized fee.

Spark ABA Therapy

Spark Lifecare ABA Therapy – Seeking to improve the lives of those affected by Autism and other developmental disabilities by working with families and parents to determine functional skills for their children to become more independent.  Please see the ‌Information Sheet for more details.